Category: What’s New

COVID-19: How Factory Five is Responding

I have two priorities here at Factory Five. The first one is to protect the health and safety of our employees and customers. The second one is to protect the long term financial health of our company. This virus brings with it a tremendous amount of uncertainty. So in the…Read More

Factory Five Tours Update

Above: Dave Smith with customer Tim B. and his wife on tour Friday, March 13. Many people have asked about tours with all of the news of event postponements and cancellations. We are open and working hard here at Factory Five, and have implemented reasonable precautions to protect the health…Read More

Customer Rodney A. Graduates his Mk4 Roadster!

Customer Rodney A. from Bakersfield, CA sent us an e-mail the other day sharing the news that he has officially graduated his Mk4 Roadster build! Rodney started his build in March 2018, and his goal was to build a modern version of the American classic. Rodney installed a new Ford…Read More

Join Us at the New England Auto Show!

January 16 - 20, Boston, MA We made a last minute addition to our 2020 show and event schedule, and have decided to attend the huge New England International Auto Show this coming weekend in Boston, MA! Join us at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The show kicks off…Read More

F9R Concept Supercar Update

Specifics: Two seat build-it-yourself sports car developed as our latest generation spaceframe chassis. Sub 2,400 lbs. target vehicle weight, 104" wheelbase, 78" body width, and 46" overall height. Full carbon fiber body with clear coat finish. Production start estimate late 2020/Q1 2021. Cost TBD. The front nose is the competition…Read More

Thank You to All of Our Veterans

A Message from the Crew at Factory Five "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" is one of the most famous phrases contained in the United States Declaration of Independence. It was signed in 1776 by our country's forefathers, and these rights have not been dishonored in over 200 years…Read More

SEMA Preview 7 of 10: 25th Anniversary Mk4 Roadster

Next year is our 25th Anniversary, and so we built simply the best Factory Five Mk4 Roadster we could build to celebrate this huge milestone. The car is on it's way to SEMA, and will be featured prominently in the Factory Five outdoor display accompanied by customer Dale Anthony's stunning…Read More